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The Genius of Birds



An award-winning science writer tours the globe to reveal what makes birds capable of such extraordinary feats of mental prowess
 
Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores their newly discovered brilliance and how it came about.

As she travels around the world to the most cutting-edge frontiers…

The Genius Of Birds

ISBN 10 : 9781101980842
ISBN 13 : 1101980842

An award-winning science writer tours the globe to reveal what makes birds capable of such extraordinary feats of mental prowess Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. Acco..


The Genius Of Birds

ISBN 10 : 9781472114372
ISBN 13 : 147211437X

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence..


The Genius Of Birds

ISBN 10 : 9781925307146
ISBN 13 : 192530714X

For decades, people have written off birds as largely witless, driven by instinct and capable of only the simplest mental processes. But this just isn't true. In fact, according to..


Are We Smart Enough To Know How Smart Animals Are

ISBN 10 : 0393353664
ISBN 13 : 9780393353662

"People often assume a cognitive ladder, from lower to higher forms, with our own intelligence at the top. But what if it is more like a bush, with cognition taking different forms..


Bird Sense

ISBN 10 : 9781408820131
ISBN 13 : 1408820137

What is it like to be a swift, flying at over one hundred kilometres an hour? Or a kiwi, plodding flightlessly among the humid undergrowth in the pitch dark of a New Zealand night?..


Gifts Of The Crow

ISBN 10 : 9781439198759
ISBN 13 : 1439198756

CROWS ARE MISCHIEVOUS, playful, social, and passionate. They have brains that are huge for their body size and exhibit an avian kind of eloquence. They mate for life and associate ..


What The Robin Knows

ISBN 10 : 9780547727417
ISBN 13 : 0547727410

Includes bird language vocalizations. Companion audio files are also available at www.hmhbooks.com/whattherobinknows A lifelong birder, tracker, and naturalist, Jon Young is guided..